The Pakistan Cricket Board have expressed doubts about sending their team to Zimbabwe for either a bilateral One-Day International series or a tri-series featuring West Indies during August and September.
Ambati Rayudu scored an unbeaten ton to resurrect the innings after a top order collapse and post enough on the board to just stave off a spirited Zimbabwe chase as India won the first One-Day International in Harare by four runs.
International cricket returned to Pakistan for the first time in six years when Pakistan hosted Zimbabwe in a series of Twenty20 and One-Day Internationals amid tight security. Jibran Khan Niazi assesses this revival.
Azhar Ali struck a run-a-ball century to make sure there were no hiccups as Pakistan take an unassailable two game lead in the three game One-Day International series against Zimbabwe, winning by six wickets and 16 balls to spare at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.